Monday 17 December 1900
It was Monday, under the sign of Sagittarius. The US president was William McKinley (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lucijan Marija Skerjanc and Russel Beitzel.
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Which were the important events of 17 December 1900 ?
- Lucijan Marija Skerjanc: Yugoslavia -- Composer / conductor.
- Russel Beitzel: American homicide who killed his common-law-wife on 1/01/1930.
- Lois Sargent: American professional astrology and writer.
- Mary Cartwright: English mathematician and academic (d. 1998).
- Katina Paxinou: Actress (For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zita), dies at 72.
- 1st prize of 100, 00 francs offered for communications with extraterrestrials. Martians excluded-considered too easy
- New Ellis Island Immigration station completed costing $1.5 million.
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- When Reuben Comes to Town - Dan Quinn
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